The facelifted Kia Seltos has already been introduced in the domestic market of South Korea and is next preparing to launch in the US. The new Seltos will debut in the US later this week. However, Kia already sells several popular cars in the US market, like Sportage, Sorento and Telluride. Latest car News Still, it is a popular car.
Kia is now hoping to build on this popularity with the introduction of the updated Seltos. The updated Seltos has an entirely new front end and headlights, while the front bumper has also been redesigned. Move to the rear, and the taillights are also unique and are joined by an elongated light strip in the middle. The rear skid plate may be made visually more dominant.
On the inside, the new Seltos will get an updated 10.25-inch main infotainment display and an updated 10.25-inch driver’s display. There could be other tweaks, like reworked air vents, though the cabin will likely retain its current design.
Reports suggest that Kia may offer the same engine options on the Seltos to customers in the US, which are already available in South Korea. It will get two engine options: a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine and a turbocharged 1.6-litre engine.
The Seltos currently comes with 1.4L GDI turbo petrol, 1.5L Smartstream petrol and 1.5L diesel engines in India. It can be expected that when the updated Seltos is launched in India, the design and features will be kept like the global model, but the engine options will remain the same. It is currently priced at Rs 10.49 lakh ex-showroom and Rs 18.65 lakh ex-showroom. The price of the new model may be slightly higher.